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Digital Communication Resources

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Presented by Merve Lapus of Common Sense Media

 

Common Sense Media - Parent Resources  

Provides reviews and ratings on movies, games, apps and books to help parents and educators make sense of media. In addition, your site can register to use their FREE  Parent Media Education Program. Topics covered include cyberbullying, social networking, sexting, video games, and more. 

 

Common Sense Media Education - Classroom Resources

Based on the work of Howard Gardner and the GoodPlay Project at Harvard, the curriculum uses case studies to emphasize critical thinking and decision making. Lessons are divided into three major topical strands: 1. Safety and Security, 2. Digital Citizenship and 3. Research and Information Literacy. It's FREE, but you must register as an educator to access the units.

 

Download the PDF of the Presentation by Merve Lapus of Common Sense

 

View the Archived Presentation


 

 

Administrator & Teacher Resources

 

*Common Sense Media Education - Classroom Resources

Based on the work of Howard Gardner and the GoodPlay Project at Harvard, the curriculum uses case studies to emphasize critical thinking and decision making. Lessons are divided into three major topical strands: 1. Safety and Security, 2. Digital Citizenship and 3. Research and Information Literacy. It's FREE, but you must register as an educator to access the units. In addition, your site can register to use their FREE  Parent Media Education Program

 

*Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online (English and Spanish!)

Unfortunately, this FREE guide for parents from the FTC is now only available online. However, if you're planning a presentation about kids' online safety, order a Net Cetera Community Outreach Toolkit, which includes a copy of Net Cetera and Heads Up, along with videos and other materials. In  addition, you can still bulk order copies of Living Life Online, a magazine-style booklet for teens, or Heads Up, a guide for tweens. Printed booklets can be ordered in bulk for FREE here.

 

*NetFamilyNews
This blog from Anne Collier provides timely articles for parents and educators on the latest in technology. Search for topics of concern. Sign up for her weekly rss feed to your email to keep up with the latest with kids and technology.

 

NetSmartz Workshop 

This FREE interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is designed to help teach children ages 5-17 to be safer off and online. The site provides cyberbullying research and tips for parents, as well as, videos  about talking to your children about cyberbullying and protecting personal information.


 

 

Parents

 

BNetSavvy.org

This is a bimonthly e-newsletter offering parents and teachers tools to help kids, ages 9 -14, stay safer online. Primary focal areas include: social networking, wireless devices, gaming, cyberbullying and privacy. The site is also translated into Spanish.

 

*Common Sense Media  

Provides reviews and ratings on movies, games, apps and books to help parents and educators make sense of the media. Topics covered include cyberbullying, social networking, sexting, video games, and more.

 

*Family Media Agreements
Use these Internet Safety Pledges from Netsmartz and Common Sense Media to promote safety discussions and create safer boundaries for computer use at home.

 

GetNetWise

This site is a public service from Internet corporations and contains a repository of instructional how-to video tutorials for parents. Videos range from setting your myspace or facebook profile to private, to setting your search engine to filter pornography, to activating your computer's security settings.

 

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online (English and Spanish!)

This FREE guide for parents from the FTC contains advice for parents of kids at different ages (tweens and teens) on social networking, cell phones, sexting, cyberbullying, and file sharing. 

 

NetFamilyNews
This blog from Anne Collier provides timely articles for parents and educators on the latest in technology. Search for topics of concern. Sign up for her weekly rss feed to your email to keep up with the latest with kids and technology.

 

NetSmartz Workshop 

This FREE interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is designed to help teach children ages 5-17 to be safer off and online. The site provides cyberbullying research and tips for parents, as well as, videos  about talking to your children about cyberbullying and protecting personal information.

 

StopBullying.gov

Part of the FindYouthInfo.gov, this site from the U.S. government contains excellent advice for parents about bullying.


 

Examples of School Action - Parent Education Night

 

CommonSense Media Parent Education

Provides three presentations for download to share at a parent night. In addition they have many parent discussion guides to share. 

 

Hoover City Schools in Alabama

Posts a YouTube teaser video clip to encourage parents to attend meetings regarding digital citizenship and their children.

 

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online (Spanish and English!)

OnGuardOnline.gov's Net Cetera campaign from the Federal Trade Commission provides information and resources about helping kids make safe, responsible decisions when they're online. The campaign includes FREE parent handbooks, student handbooks and a presentation to use at a parent night. 

 

NetSmartz Workshop

Offers free, multimedia Internet safety presentations tailored for specific audiences — parents and communities, tweens, teens, and younger children. In addition they have many parent tip sheets to share. 

 

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